Topband: 160 skip distance

Richard (Rick) Karlquist richard at
Mon Sep 16 23:07:25 EDT 2019

On 9/16/2019 5:36 PM, Larry wrote:
> 160 is absolutely capable of NVIS;  I've tested it and 160 NVIS works on
> sideband with between 10 and 20 watts, or about 2.5 watts CW, so having
> a groundwave signal nulled by NVIS is possible.
> Larry W8ANT

You should be able to get rid of the NVIS wave by simply using a
vertical as the receive antenna.  I'm surprised no one mentioned
this already.

Rick N6RK

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